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Appeal following shooting in Ilford

News   •   Feb 05, 2017 18:26 GMT

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a man was shot in Ilford.

At 04:57hrs on Sunday, 5 February, police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to a man injured in High Road, Ilford.

Officers attended along with LAS and found an injured 22-year-old man inside a car. He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains with serious injuries.

The man is believed to have been shot and also sustained minor knife injuries. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command are investigating. Enquiries continue in order to establish the full circumstances.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information that may assist the police investigation, should call officers from the Trident East Reactive Team on 101 or contact police via Twitter @MetCC.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or give information via the website.

= One man has been arrested on suspicion of affray. He has been taken to an east London police station, where he remains in custody.